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- Dallas Animal Services Over Capacity: Adoption Fees Waived
Dallas animal services needs your help. It is already over capacity, and we haven't even reached the peak of summer when animals need help the most.
NBC. Saturday, 25 May 2019.
- Family of woman mauled by lion in Caswell County pushing for new regulations
Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal sanctuary in Caswell County. Now, her family is pushing for new regulations.
ABC News. Saturday, 25 May 2019.
- Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations
The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks.
Fox News. Saturday, 25 May 2019.
- Ellis County Youth Expo Hosts 'A Day in the Ring'
More than 300 student volunteers from 4-H and Future Farmers of America pair up with 300 special needs youth in Ellis County to learn about animals and form new friendships. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Healthy dog put down to be buried with owner in Virginia, US
Employees of a US animal shelter tried to find an alternative after the dog owner died.
BBC News. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting
The government cites a growing conflict between humans and the animals, which at times destroy crops.
BBC News. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Flamingoes, elephants and sharks: How do blind adults learn about animal appearance?
They've never seen animals like hippos and sharks but adults born blind have rich insight into what they look like, a new study found.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Distinct microbes found living next to corals
Symbiotic algae living inside corals provide those animals with their vibrant color, as well as many of the nutrients they need to survive. ...
Science Daily. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- Detroit Zoo features snare traps made into animal sculptures
Sculptures made from illegal snare traps that threaten wildlife in Africa are on display at the Detroit Zoo
ABC News. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- The Unanswered Questions About Anthrax
The full impact of this potentially fatal disease is unknown. A new report calculates the places where animals and people are at risk.
NPR. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Stoneman Douglas Yearbook Honors Therapy Dogs Used After 2018 Shooting
The yearbook for the graduating class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School includes a page dedicated to therapy dogs after the animals helped survivors of the 2018 deadly shooting there cope with the tragedy.
Newsmax. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- PETA urges fashion firms to drop cashmere
Cashmere is the latest raw material to incur the wrath of PETA, with retailers being urged to drop the luxury fibre following a new investigation by the animal rights group.
Just Style. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Incredible moment a sloth smiles and waves at the man who rescued it from the road during rush hour
An adorable sloth has smiled and waved at its saviour after it was rescued from a road in Angra dos Reis in Brazil. Jose Aldenizio, 50, stopped rush hour traffic to save the animal.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- British teachers jailed in Oman for 'stealing dogs'
Two British teachers have reportedly been jailed in the Middle East for stealing dogs, but their families claim they were actually trying to rescue the "abused" animals.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Omega lambs and fitbit cows: New Zealand responds to alternative protein threat
At Dave Harper's family farm in New Zealand's scenic Canterbury region, a painstakingly bred flock of lambs is grazing, not on grass, but on a field of herbs selected to unlock healthy omega-3 fatty acids in the animals' meat.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
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